Loren: The Lady
From a multi-awarded broadcast journalist to a top-notch senator, and beyond. For the past three decades, Loren has dedicated her life to serving the Filipino people. In 1998, Loren became the youngest senator in the Philippines. She is also the only female to top the Senate race twice and the only female to become Senate Majority Leader.
Because of her advocacies on climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and management, sustainability, and climate justice, the Philippines has been recognized for her pioneered laws on the environment.
Loren is also a women’s & children’s rights advocate, consistent with her efforts to promote the welfare of women and the protection of the Filipino youth.
She is a true Filipina at heart, passionately advocating for the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples and promoting arts and culture in the local and international arena.
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Daily News HighlightsJune 4, 2023
Legarda pins hope on plastics treaty on World Environment Day
As the Philippines joins the observance of World Environment Day today with the theme ‘#beatplasticpollution,’ Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda expressed hope for realizing the first global treaty to curb plastic pollution by the end of 2024. “With the negotiations rolling, we are hopefully months away from a global plastics treaty that will address the scourge of plastic pollution,” she said, referring to the ongoing talks by country delegations, non-government organizations, and industry representatives in Paris, France on a legally [...]Read More
Featured VideoJune 27, 2022
Inaugural Speech of Honorable Loren Legarda as Senator of the 19th Congress
Hon. Loren Legarda is inaugurated as Senator of the Republic of the Philippines for the 4th time, capping a career in public service that spans more than two decades.Watch
Loren: A Leader’s Journey
Coming from a family of newsmen, educators, and physicians, one can almost say that this lady really was born for greatness. Being the granddaughter of one of the Philippines’ journalism pillars, it was only natural that she took on this career path. With her hard work, Loren has graduated cum laude with a degree in Broadcast Communication from the University of the Philippines Diliman, paving the way for her being the youngest anchor to appear in Philippine news television! Years later, her alma mater would confer her with a Doctor of Laws honoris causa.
Wherever she went, or whatever endeavor she delved on, she would always come out on top – may it be her passion for broadcasting, crusade for the environment, or being a Philippine senator, she would always achieve her goals and accomplish her mission, all thanks to her leadership skills, passion and vision.
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